In fact, Ralph Ginzburg pushed the edge of publishing AND copywriting so far that he - possibly - became a threat to "The Man".
His first magazine (and the promotions he wrote for it) earned him a criminal indictment that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Below is a link to a piece of his (dare I say) awesome copy. It's a two-page spread that ran in the New York Times promoting a subscription in Moneysworth magazine.
Pay special attention to the bullets (fascinations) throughout the copy - they are extraordinary.
Here's the free view/download link:
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